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daffy09
#201 Posted : 01 October 2017 23:01:15

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Thanks for the encouragement guys, you're right, everything will turn out alright with a few more sessions of filling, sanding and priming. I'm afraid I do have a rather critical eye when it comes to my own work, and have to admit that I was a little 'heavy-handed' with the initial sanding down and maybe took too much off where it wasn't necessary, but I suppose one of the glories of working with wood is that these small mistakes can always be rectified.
Happy building
David
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#202 Posted : 02 October 2017 14:01:50

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Hi David.
coming along nicely. will look fantastic once you have filled and sanded. IanCool BigGrin
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daffy09
#203 Posted : 02 October 2017 16:48:33

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ian smith wrote:
Hi David.
coming along nicely. will look fantastic once you have filled and sanded. IanCool BigGrin

Thanks Ian
I think it will turn out OK, I guess I was just a little naive in thinking it would be a thing of beauty after only one attempt. It looks like I'll be going through this process several times before I get the result I'm after.
Happy building
David
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#204 Posted : 09 October 2017 12:15:36

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Update on the HERMIONE build

The update this week will be later than normal my friends.
My left forearm and wrist are in a support after having a bad fall on Tuesday afternoon and damaging my wrist. So sadly I am unable to do any work on the build at the moment and this situation will probably last for the best part of this week as well. Very frustrating for me and eager to be able to get to work on her again.
Keep looking in though, they'll probably be some sort of update at the end of the week.
Happy building
David
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#205 Posted : 09 October 2017 12:47:08

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Sorry to here of your fall and injury David get well soon my friendBigGrin best regards PhilCool
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#206 Posted : 09 October 2017 13:12:17

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Hope it heals quickly so you can get back to your build.

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#207 Posted : 09 October 2017 13:20:48

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Get well soon David!

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#208 Posted : 09 October 2017 17:00:32

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Hope you have a speedy recovery David....Cool Cool

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#209 Posted : 09 October 2017 17:12:03

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#210 Posted : 09 October 2017 17:37:47

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Thanks everyone, I do hope I can be back on the job by the end of the week.
Happy building
David
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#211 Posted : 09 October 2017 19:31:17

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Get well soon David.

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#212 Posted : 09 October 2017 23:42:52

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Spal wrote:
Get well soon David.

Al

Thanks Al, can't wait to get this support off and get to use both hands again, apart from anything else, this one-finger typing is a pain.
Happy building
David
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#213 Posted : 10 October 2017 11:14:06

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Hi friends
Just want to say thank you again to all the guys who sent me 'Get well soon' wishes and kind words. It's a good feeling to know we're not alone when we're in a situation like I am at the moment. Just another great thing about this forum. Thanks guys
Happy building
David
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#214 Posted : 12 September 2018 12:42:27

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Hi David, BigGrin

Hope all is well at your end.

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#215 Posted : 12 September 2018 12:44:19

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Congratulations on your purple medal award, great to see....Cool Cool

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#216 Posted : 12 September 2018 15:23:49

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Thanks for the congrats my friends, I didn't realise I'd been awarded it, nice one.
Happy building
David

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